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Professor Department of anesthesiology, University of Montreal

Other Affiliations

Accreditated member Department of pharmacology, Faculty of medicine, University of Montreal

Accreditated member School of rehabilitation, Faculty of medicine, University of Montreal

Research Interests

Development and implementation of a Canadian registry of adult patients who suffer from chronic non cancer pain (CNCP); Repertoire and challenges in accessing multidisciplinary pain treatment facilities in Canada.  Trajectories of people who suffer from CNCP across the health care continuum in the province of Quebec.
Predictors of the efficacy of long-term use of opioids; opioid misuse/abuse in patients who suffer from CNCP (doctor shopping, adverse effects). Impact of the opioid crisis in CNCP people. Impact of the opioid crisis on clinical practices regarding opioid prescriptions and associated adverse effects.

Biopsychosocial profile of patients who suffer from trapeziometacarpal arthrosis (TMA) and use of health care resources; systematic reviews of the efficacy of TMA conservative and surgical treatments.

Diagnosis and treatment of knee arthrosis – clinical and economic impacts. 

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